MRSA Meets its Match in Certified Infection Preventionists

Source: Cheryl Clark, HealthLeaders Media, March 14, 2012

Hospitals use dozens of practices to prevent hospital-acquired infections, but those facilities that employed infection preventionists who met certification requirements saw the least number of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections in their patients, according to a study of California hospitals with at least 100 beds.
See also:
Certification in infection control matters: Impact of infection control department characteristics and policies on rates of multidrug-resistant infections
Source: Monika Pogorzelska, Patricia W. Stone, Elaine L. Larson, AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 40, Issue 2, March 2012
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